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NWS final storm report: multiple tornadoes in southeastern NC

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The National Weather Service officially confirmed the touchdown of three tornadoes in southeastern North Carolina on Monday.

A severe thunderstorm produced two tornadoes across Columbus and Bladen counties. The first tornado was rated at EF 0 intensity (65 mph winds) and touched down near Hallsboro. A second tornado later touched down near Council in Bladen County producing EF 0 level winds of 60 mph. A third tornado touched down near the Boardman/Cerro Gordo area with winds of EF 0 strength.

Only minor damage was reported with no major injuries or fatalities.

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Symbolic Tornadoes?

Just think it's funny that the 3 towns, located in a triangular pattern where 3 tornadoes touched down "almost" simulataneously on Monday, are named "Boardman," "Council" and "Hallsboro." Maybe North Carolina needs to get its political thinking cap straightened out.

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Isn't it cute how a governmental agency miles away must confirm what dozens of us actually saw?

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As you know, it's not "official" until some government bureaucrat says it is. :)